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Italy-Japan International Symposium: Finding Japan in Italy

2009-7-4 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. -

The Center for Japanese Language and Culture will hold an international symposium co-sponsored by the Overseas Cooperation Course, Integrated Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture and the University of Naples, Italy.

In this symposium, four professors and researchers at University of Naples "L'Orientale" will deliver lectures. At the end of each lecture, a researcher at Osaka University or another university will comment on the lecture.

We hope to see you there.


Welcome and opening speech: OKUNISHI Shunsuke, Director, Center for Japanese Language and Culture

Lecture 1: Forming a Japan image in Italy--Analysis in the Viewpoints of so called "Culture and Sub-culture" by Giorgio Amitrano, professor at School of Politics, University of Naples "L'Orientale"

Comment: ITO Kimio, professor at Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University

Lecture 2: Japanese Architects in Italy--Use of Space by Silvana De Maio, full-time researcher at Faculty of Politics, University of Naples "L'Orientale"

Comment: NISHIDA Masatsugu, associate professor at School of Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology

Lecture 3: Problems for People Studing Japanese in Italy--Causes and Measures by OOUE Jun-ichi, full-time researcher, Faculty of Letters, University of Naples "L'Orientale"

Comment: MAJIMA Junko, professor at Research Institute for World Languages, Osaka University

Lecture 4: Japanese Education in Italy and Etalian Educaion in Japan--Issues and Comparison by Paolo Calvetti, professor at Faculty of Letters, University of Naples "L'Orientale"

Comment: KAWAI Naruo, professor at Kobe University International Student Center

General discussion:

M.C.: SHIMAMOTO Takamitsu, professor at the Center for Japanese Language and Culture, Osaka University

Closing speech: TONGUU Masaru, member of Steering Committe of Japanese Language and Culture, and associate professor at Nara University of Education

 

Sponsor:

Overseas Cooperation Course, Integrated Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language, Center for Japanese Language and Culture, and Culture and University of Naples "L'Orientale", Italy
Supported by: Education and Research Association of Japanese Language and Culture
Venue: Multi-purpose Hall at Center for Japanese Language and Culture
 URL: http://www.cjlc.osaka-u.ac.jp/cgi-bin/news/news_j.cgi?dn=37&nc=1244088182


For more information, contact: Center for Japanese Language and Culture
ijsympo2009@cjlc.osaka-u.ac.jp

 

Date: 2009-7-4 (Sat) 1:30 p.m. -

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